Tag Archives: lateral violence

How Bullying Language Can Be Disguised as an “I-Statement”

“I-statements can be tricky!  There are gray areas for using them such as with patients or children and they can be misused!  Recently, there was a very active Facebook (FB) discussion involving some inappropriate language and a conflict that was … Continue reading

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‘No Innocent Bystanders’ is Important Online Too!

A recent article by Michael Accad, MD called “Were losing the war on error and here’s why” sparked some interesting discussion and what I would call some hostile comments.  I shared my perspective on the discussion as well as a … Continue reading

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The Sixth Characteristic of the Ideal Healthcare Organization: Trust, Teamwork and Cooperation

We’ve been having a series on the ten key attributes of the ideal healthcare organization.  The most recent, characteristic five, was on employee involvement. The sixth item on our list is that “there is trust, teamwork, and cooperation, with high … Continue reading

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